# GITAM University I SEM Engineering Physics Syllabus

B.Tech. (BT)First Semester
EURPH103: ENGINEERING PHYSICS – I
Code: EURPH 103 Category : BS
Credits : 4 Hours : 4 per week
Department: Engg. Physics
The aim of the Course is to impart knowledge in Basic Concepts of Physics relevant
to Engineering applications.
UNIT – I (9 hours)
Thermodynamics: Heat and Work – First Law of Thermodynamics and
Applications- Reversible and Irreversible Processes – Carnot’s Cycle and
Efficiency – Second Law of Thermodynamics – Carnot’s Theorem – Entropy –
Entropy in Reversible and Irreversible Processes – Entropy and Second Law –
Entropy and Disorder – Entropy and Probability – Third Law of Thermodynamics.
UNIT – II (9 hours)
Ultrasonics: Introduction – Production of Ultrasonics by Magnetostriction and Piezo-
Electric Effects – Detection and Applications of Ultrasonics.
Electric Field :- Calculation of E – Line of Charge, Ring of Charge, Dipole – Dipole
in an Electric Field -Concept of Electric Flux – Gauss’s Law , Gauss’s Law and
Coulomb’s Law , Gauss’s Law Applications, Capacitance- Parallel Plate Capacitor-
Dielectrics and Gauss Law- RC Circuit.
UNIT – III (11 hours)
Electromagnetism: Magnetic Field – Magnetic Force on Current – Torque on a
Current Loop – Hall Effect – Ampere’s Law. Magnetic Induction for a Solenoid and
a Toroid – Force between two Parallel Conductors – Biot & Savart’s Law – Magnetic
Induction Near a Long Wire – Magnetic Induction for a Circular Loop. Faraday’s
Law of Induction – Lenz’s Law – Inductance – Calculation of Inductance –
Inductance for a Solenoid & Toroid – LR Circuit – Induced Magnetic Fields –
Displacement Current – Maxwell’s Equations.
UNIT-IV (8 hours)
Dielectric Properties: Introduction – Fundamental Definitions – Local Field –
Claussius- Mossotti Relation, Different Types of Electric Polarizations (electronic –
ionic and dipolar polarizations) – Frequency and Temperature Effects on Polarization
– Dielectric Loss – Dielectric Breakdown – Determination of Dielectric Constant –
Properties and Different Types of Insulating Materials – Ferroelectric Materials,
Spontaneous Polarization in BaTiO3, Electrets.
UNIT-V (8 hours)
Magnetic Properties: Introduction – Fundamental Definitions – Different Types of
Magnetic Materials – Weiss Theory of Ferromagnetism – Domain Theory of
Ferromagnetism – Hysteresis – Hard and Soft Magnetic Materials – Ferrites –
Microwave Applications – Magnetic Bubbles.
Prescribed Books :
Physics part I & II, Robert Resnick and David Halliday. Wiley- Eastern Limited.
Solid State Physics, P.K. Palanisamy. Scitech Publications (India) Pvt. Ltd, Chennai.
Reference Books:
Engineering Physics, R.K.Gaur and S.L.Gupta. Dhanpat Rai & Sons, Delhi.
Solid State physics, S. O. Pillai. New Age International (P) Limited, New Delhi.
Materials Science, Dr. M. Arumugam. Anuradha Agencies, Kumbhakonam.
The Feynman Lectures on Physics. Addison-Wesley.
Note: The figures in parentheses indicate approximate number of expected hours of
instruction.